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  • I have been trying to import my blogspot blog content through to my new wordpress site but when I click on Import and then Authorise I come up against an error message that says:

    ‘Google no longer supports OAuth 1.0
    I am not a software developer. What does any of this mean?
    OAuth is a security measure that lets you connect your Google account to third-party services (like a contacts manager or social network) without ever entering your Google username and password. It’s great because it’s easy for you and it means third-party applications won’t be able to see your username and password.

    What can I do to get back to work?
    You can either contact the owner of the third-party application you’re using for more information or you can switch to a new service that does use OAuth 2.0. We realize this isn’t an optimal solution, but, ultimately, Google can’t force any developers to make changes to their products.’

    I really don’t understand what this means or what I should do to fix this issue – if anybody has any advice I would very much appreciate it! Thank you in advance.

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  • Moderator James Huff


    Volunteer Moderator

    Hi there,

    I face the same issues, blogger-importer-extended not work too.
    It show “Failed to connect to port 443: No route to host” right now.

    So, the situation is:
    – I have
    – I create new (wordpress seft-host)
    – I want to import database from to
    > blogger importer on wordpress not work cause Google update the OAth to 2.0, the plugin is not updated

    1) register new account at
    2) export database form
    3) has a new blogger importer, so you can import database file abc.blogspot.db
    4) after that, I export database file and import it to my

    Hope it work.

    I face some problem ” when I click on blogger I could not found the authorization page

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